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Can "Moneyball" Work In Football?

It’s not an unknown fact that the world of professional sports is constantly evolving. Solely evaluating players based on their playing abilities isn’t good enough anymore. 915 more words

Football

Movie Review : Moneyball (2011)

If you like a business-theme movie wrapped in sport, you definitely will like Moneyball. A true story of Billy Beane, a general manager (GM) from Oakland Athletics baseball club. 506 more words

Movie Reviews

Why Analytics Projects Fail: Reason #3 – Lack of Management Support

Nothing sucks more for an analyst than taking on an analytics project without support from above. Great analysts are generally only great if they have bosses who advocate for more analytics. 375 more words

Dan Meyer

The Big Short: A Scary Realization

When I was first hired on as an analyst at a top 20 bank I was buried in nondisclosure agreements, inter-company ethic codes and complicated rules regarding my personal investments. 699 more words

Movies

Danny Valencia is Waiver Wire Royalty

Danny Valencia is about as DFA as it gets. The 20th pick of the 19th round back in 2006 looks like your plumber’s oldest son who sometimes helps with the snake and winks at your daughter inappropriately. 589 more words

Baseball